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Dr. Talar Chahinian

Picture of Talar ChahinianOffice: MHB 513

Office Hours: T / TH 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM and by appointment

Teaching Philosophy:
My classes are reading, writing, talking, laughing, and reflecting heavy. I aim to share with my students my love for literature and to show them the power of stories. By examining the importance, the complexities, and the problematics of language, narrative, and representation, I hope to equip my students with the necessary tools to think critically about the world around them.

Selected Courses:
CWL 101:  Introduction to Comparative Literature
CWL 161:  Reading the World
CWL 205:  Digital Literature and Culture
CWL 320:  The Comic Spirit

Interests:
Armenian Literature, Francophone literature, Transnational Studies, Politics and Aesthetics, Translation, Digital Humanities

PhD in Comparative Literature (UCLA 2008)
BA in Comparative Literature (UCLA 2000)